Dental Appliances for the Management of Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

OSA is a potentially fatal disease of epidemic proportions in our society today. With 26% of Canadians estimated to have OSA (5.4M Canadians) chances are that you or someone close to you has OSA. Management is crucial and the two primary ways are by CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) which comprises a mask, bedside pump and joining hose and OAT (Oral Appliance Therapy), which comprise an oral appliance similar to a mouth guard. Both have advantages and disadvantages. 

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